Take-offs and landings in Poland surge by 327 pct y/y in April

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The number of take-offs and landings at Polish airports soared by 327 percent compared to last year, but is still 72 percent down on 2019, the Polish air navigation agency has reported.

Traffic at Warsaw's Chopin Airport went up by 427 percent year on year in April, and went down by 70 percent compared to April 2019, the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency said on Wednesday.

The latest data provide a glimmer of hope for the tourism industry which has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

Over 3.7 million Polish citizens in the 38-million nation have already been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.